Why Shave with a Straight Razor?

Why Shave with a Straight Razor?  Interesting read by Aaron Roberts of Penny Face Knives on why you'll regret shaving with anything other than a handmade straight razor

Straight edge razors are practical and awesome.

Straight Edge Razor and Genuine Leather Sheath Handmade by Aaron Roberts of Penny Face Knives
1. Straight edge razors are less expensive than disposable razors. After the initial investment and with proper care, you should be able to pass your straight razors on to your children and them on to theirs.

Close up of handmade straight razor by Aaron Roberts of Penny Face Knives
2. Environmentally-friendly. Now that you have a razor that'll last generations, you're no longer throwing cheap disposable razors and their packaging away every month.

Handmade flannel Micarta handle on a straight edge razor by Aaron Roberts of Penny Face Knives
3. Smooth shave. If this is news to you, you've yet to try shaving with a good quality straight edge razor.

Handmade Straight Edge Razor with Handmade Flannel Micarta Handle by Aaron Roberts of Penny Face Knives

Get yourself a leather strop (I like this one), a brush (I like this), some shaving cream or oil, and one of my handmade straight razors and you can thank me later.  Read more about how to maintain your straight razor here.

Why I'll Never Shave with Anything Other Than My Straight Edge Razor.  This is a handmade razor and handmade genuine leather sheath by Aaron Roberts of Penny Face Knives


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